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Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
sold at costco. it sickened at least a hundred people in the u.s.. the cdc says it's seen a rise of salmonella combination cases listing 13 different outbreaks just this year. public health say it boosts the effects of industrialized food production. >> contaminants anywhere in the line of production gets amplify and had amplified and amplified to the point where lots of people can get very sick. >> dr. john at uc berkeley says the smaller, the more limit the effects of any contamination. >>> organic creams, messages and flowers all for one teacher. how the community is handling his death. >>> tomorrow could be a make or break day in the reyes for president. the count down and the key topics expected to coffer. >>> another round of near-record temperatures faced the bay area today. a cooling trend is coming our way. i will show you those numbers coming up. . >>> video now of a spectacular site over san francisco. news chopper 2 was there just minutes ago as u.s. navy's blue angels flew into town in formation for this year's fleet week. precision flight demonstration team will be ove
KICU
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
announced a massive raul of more than 7 million 2007 to 2009 model vehicles sold in the u.s., japan, and europe. our consumer editor tom vacar explains why the prb can pose a potential hazard. >> many toyotas are being rauled because improperly made power window switches can cause a fire. >> there has been no evidence whatsoever reported about this. so customers don't have to worry about the safety aspect. >> every consumer should have a fire extinguisher in their car in any event but if you have a toyota, it's mandatory optional equipment for this raul. >> the repair is simple, quick, and free. some of these cars were rauled a couple of years ago for unintended acceleration issues. >> it's yet another blemish on toyota's reputation or quality. what happens is during the 2000s toyota tries to become the number one car saler in america and instead it's become the number one car recaller throughout the world. >> beyond what toyota itself is saying i called five different independent toyota repair shops and not one of them said they had seen this problem even one time. >> i think that it ha
KICU
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
planes headed for south carolina late this afternoon. >>> u.s. stock markets were closed today and will be closed for a second day tomorrow because of sandy. the last time the new york stock exchange was closed due to weather was 1985 when hurricane glor yeah hit. the last time the markets closed for two straight days was back in 1888. some companies are postponing quarterly earnings reports scheduled for early this week. if financial conditions change and stocks cannot be sold or bought, shareholders could lose money. go to ktvu.com for continuous updates on the storm now bashling into the east coast along with links to updated flight information. look for the tab at the top of our home page. >>> an alameda county jury today found giselle esteban guilty ofed if murder. as rita williams reports, prosecutors contend it was jealousy who droef esteban to kill her friend, nursing student michelle le. >> after four and a half day of deliberations this afternoon, the jury announced its verdict. 28-year-old giselle esteban guilty of theed if murder of her former high school friend, nursing stu
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
consistently below 375 thousand as evidence that hiring is strong enough to lower the u.s. unemployment rate. >>> on wall street the market made small gains de spite weak home sales numbers and mixed earnings news. the dow industrial gained 26. nasdaq rose by four. >>> with just 12 days now left until election day, the presidential hopefuls are reyesing through swing states in hopes of winning over undecided voters. government romney spent his day in ohio criticizing the current status of the economy and outlining how he's going to improve it. >>> this is putting the burden on you and will crush the american dream if he eegs reelect and had that's why paul ryan and i have a plan to get america on track to cut spending, the cap federal spending and finally get us on track to a balanced budget. >> president obama is also on a whirlwind tour of battleground states. today in virginia the president shot back saying romney's economic plans would only hurt the middle class. >> he's hoping you won't remember that he wants to give millionaires and billionaires a $250,000 tax cut because the only way
KICU
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm PDT
international citizens. the crowd heard from former u.s. secretary of state, representative barbara lee out of oakland and the lib yan ambassador to the united states. organizers plan for a thousand guests at city hall. the service came together over the last couple of weeks. steven's family approached the rest of the mayor's office of protocol about holding this event in the city. >> this is a sea of government and, you know, he did serve our government. >> christopher stevens was a participant, a full, strong, effective participant in his beloved democracy. >> he talked with the people. he meet with the people. he knows their suffering. >> we also heard tonight from retired u.s. ambassador thomas. he knew and worked with am bos dar stevens. he's also heading up a pnl investigating steven's death in libya. >> we're not in a position to xhernt about that because we're in the middle of that investigation so that's continuing on. >> we're told by the mayor's office that the event tonight was paid for by steven's family and private donations with city workers donating their time. anoth
KICU
Oct 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
afternoon in honor of u.s. ambassador who was killed in a terrorist attack in libya. chris stevens was hailed as a hero, a brother, and a man who died trying to make the world a better place. >> reporter: under the dome of san francisco city hall they came from near and far to pay tribute to a california man who built bridges between the united states and the world. >> chris, thank you. >> reporter: john christopher stevens the first u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty in 33 years. just 52, stevens died in what's now called a terrorist act in libya on september 11th. libya's ambassador apologized for not protecting one of america's best. >> we lost a friend. we lost a supporter and a hero. >> reporter: retired diplomat tom pickerring mentored stevens. >> they still make them like they used to. >> reporter: pickerring now heads the investigation into the killing of stevens and three other americans. stevens parents told me today's gathering was a celebration of how their son lived. not how he died. >> it's not important who your mother is only and not just important who your fath
KICU
Oct 7, 2012 11:30pm PDT
car thief. a u.s. park police officer says tried to run him over. it happened around 6:30 last night in the precidio. san francisco police say the officers spotted a man trying to steal a car and tried to stop him. investigators say the man jumped into his own car and tried to hit the parked police officer. the officer opened fire but there's no word if the suspect was wounded. >>> police in hercules continued to search for a crucial clue in a recent rare homicide. on friday night, suzy goh was found dead in her home. the family's car was also missing from the garage. they continue tonight to look for that 2011 blue subaru outback with idaho license plate. anyone with information is asked to call hercules police. >>> the california highway patrol is trying to determine what caused a deadly accident today in pleasanton. it happened around 7:45 this morning at the sunol boulevard off ramp and i-680. a driver swerved off the road and crashed into a ditch. one person was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. there's no word on any other injuries. >>> pg & e crews worked through
KICU
Sep 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
war and continuing tensions between the u.s. and the country it's supposed to be making secure. the attack erupted at a checkpoint in the wardeck prosense when a mortar exploded. an american soldier and a civilian were killed. three afghan troops died. the killing of the u.s. soldier raised the death toll to 3,000 american troops. >>> in other news of the world tonight from iraq, conflicting reports on the number of dead following a series of car bomb attacks. the bbc reports at least 32 people were killed while the associated press says 26 died. the attacks primarily targeted shiites and computer personnel. the attacks follow the prison escape. attacks have escalated again since u.s. troops withdrew from the country last year. >>> in somalia it appears fighters are fleeing their last stronghold city. ken yap troops moved in to kismaya early friday to push out the fighters linked to al- qaida -- ke nyan troops. african union troops have been working to clear the country of all the remaining fighters. >>> and in lima peru a big day for pets and their owners as they received blessings
KICU
Oct 20, 2012 11:30pm PDT
program. the sources say iran is only willing to sit down after the u.s. presidential election is over. israel is threatening to strike iran's nuclear facilities in tehran doesn't stop its uranium enrichment program. >>> in other news of the world tonight today marks a year since former liban leader muammar gaddafi was killed by rebel forces. today there are new reports his youngest son was killed today in fighting. liban national congress says only that the younger gaddafi was killed in battle, but offered no further details. >>> in france, hundreds had to be rescued today as the river in lourdes flooded its banks. the water from the spring at the grotto is through to have healing powers. >>> i get asked a lot people say man, how are you doing? i say - and i say this every time and i mean it, i say i have been better. but i have also been worse. >> armstrong made his remarks at 15th celebration of life strong the charity he founded to help those balloting cancer. on wednesday armstrong stepped down as chairman of the non- profit. last month the u.s. department of the u.s. anti-doping
KICU
Oct 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the fire and the closure of that unit are a major part of the reason chevron's u.s. oil production decreased by 92,000 barrels a day in its third quarter compared to the second quarter. gas prices inched up again hitting another record high in california. aaa says the average cost for a gallon of gas in california is $4.67. that's up less than a sent from yesterday. but in oakland the price fell .2 of a cent to $4.68 a gallon. >>> a man arrested at l.a.x. who was wearing flame retardant pants is accused of carrying weapons and other suspicious objects into the united states. wan harris was arrested on friday and appeared in court briefly today. they found a smoke grenade, a gas mask, knives and a hatchet in his luggage. he was picked up after he returned to the united states from japan. he is an american citizen. >>> the driver of an suv speeds through a crosswalk and hits three people and one of the victims is being called a hero for what she did to save a child. >>> former penn state coach jerry sandusky and sentenced for molestation charges you will hear what an area man who has
KICU
Oct 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
pitch 4:45. >> u.s. stock markets took a drop today. the dow fell 205 points. that is worst day in four months. the nasdaq fell 67. microsoft, jenny electric and mechanical do not ales were among those with disappointing third quarter earnings. >>> it was 25 years ago today that the market had its worst one day crash in history in terms of % lost. october 19th, 1987 is known as black monday. the dow lost 508 points. that was 22% of the market's value. historians blame the slowing economy. >> the largest drop in the state unemployment rate in 36 years. the state's job less rate fell to 10.2. that is down from 10.6. and a point and a half better than a year ago. does warn the numbers are preliminary and the improving numbers may also be in part to fewer people applying for jobs. >>> in the nine bay area counties, unemployment rates fell. fell to 5.8% last month. none of the bay area counties is in double digits. has the highest unemployment numbers is the only county above 9% at 9.3 in september. >> i cannot express any better. it's really tough. >> offering help during tough times. in 23
KICU
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. at ten zoos in the u.s., and the cincinnati zoo has three of them, because -- that little baby. >> oh, look at this precious little thing that little baby boy was born on august the 3rd. born with eyes wide open. very, very good news they had this baby. >> so cute. >> this is another rare animal, but you might have seen one of these before. this is a red panda named homer. >> homer? >> homer is getting weighed. take a listen. >> weighs 1.66 kilograms. >> not that heavy, but really cute. love how they hold him bip the back of the head, like a mom holding her kitten by the back of the neck. >> it's okay. they'll be fine. they'll treat you good. >> they weighed me, too. i didn't like it. >> i thought was a rare animal roundup but the cincinnati zoo, we got to check in on savannah and max the puppy. >> oh. >> just want you to know, they're still playing. still friends. then say she's a little -- now that she's getting older, africa i -- friskier. >> she's going to have the speed, definitely. >> yeah. >>> we know magic tricks are pretty cool, but this guy has a particularly amazing
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
what equates to $13,000 u.s. dollars for information, leading to this guy's arrest. >>> traffic cops in bangkok, thailand, are pulling double duty. you might think it's because there's so much traffic in bangkok, and it is to a degree, but they're not pulling double shifts as traffic cops. they're also playing midwife. the traffic is so incredible -- >> oh, boy. oh, boy. >> steven just fainted. >> come on, man. give us a warning. >> warning, steven. babies are being born. so the traffic in bangkok is so incredibly bad that 19 years ago, they started training their traffic cops in midwifery, because so many babies were being born in traffic jams on the way to the hospital. in fact, 107 babies have been born in traffic. on average, one baby per month. this particular traffic cop you're looking at here is mana decoxham who delivered 47 of those babies. >> "oughe ought to just go to medical school. grad they're trained in midwifery and that midwifery is a word. >> these 107 babies delivered over the past 19 year, all delivered safely, all doing well, including the most recent baby that w
KICU
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
scanned. >>> the california state university system has a chancellor. u.s. officials announced today timothy white will service for the 23 campus system. white currently served of river side. he's replacing charles reid who's retiring after 14 years on the job. with more than 100 thousand students, the system is the nation's largest collection of four-year colleges. >>> president obama and mitt romney wasted in time returning to the campaign trail today just hours removed from the first debate. many mitt romney supporters believe their man came out on the winning side. >> it is the first day of the rest of the presidential campaign. the denver debate now in the rear-view mirror, presidential obama and republican presidential hopeful mitt romney hit the campaign trail in battleground states. >> how did dad do last night? . >> mitt romney made a surprise stop at the colorado conservative political action committee. the crowd and the candidate were clearly energized from what is widely viewed as a major debate victory. >> i know this is going to be a close-fought battle. we need to win
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the obama administration work program. it documented people that came to the u.s. before they were 16 years old. the report say the news law will make roads safer. it could be used for other things such as entering airport terminals. >>> today san francisco city leaders to launch the city's new weigh theft tax course. the group is created to help prevent worker abuse in san francisco. officials say the tax course will research and work on policies that will insure fair pay for all workers. >>> authorities in the central valley are looking for brazen robbers who made up with about $2 million in gold in the daytime muse sim heist. investigators say the robbers were armed with pick axes and dressed as anyone gentlemans. the museum held thousands of precious art facts including 1-pound gold nugget. investigators say that nugget was not among the items taken. >>> honored today for the genius award. 66-year-old maw lease lin miller started the family independence initiative. the initiative now around the country. the initiative brings together community members such as these people in sa
KICU
Oct 23, 2012 11:30pm PDT
boulevard. >>> u.s. stock markets move sharply lower today on weak corporate earnings reports. the dow lost 283 points its biggest drop in 72 weeks. and the nasdaq dropped three. dupont and gm were among the biggest names with losses. add revenue from mobile devices accounted for 14% of it total revenue. facebook shares were up in afterhours trading. >>> for the first time ever zynga is announcing lay offs. they will also be closing two of its offices in boston and austin texas. zynga says it is dropping 14 of its older games. it's third quarter earnings will be released tomorrow. >>> hundreds of thousands of people have registered to vote in the past two weeks. 679,000 new voters have been added to the roles in the last 45 days and that number is expected to go up as county election officials verify additional voter registration cards. yesterday was the deadline to register for the november 6 election. >>> coming up tonight at 11:00, how the presidential candidates kicked off their campaigns. >>> the quake was centered near the town of nequioa. there have been a number of aftershocks
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 11:30pm PDT
paperwork. >> he just applied for social security card today. his sister who was born in the u.s. went with him. >> so overwhelming for him to have all the opportunities that i have. >> and he has someone else to think about. his 1 year old son. >> my son, you know, like i'm going to try to do everything for him. >> he plans to go back to school and hopes to one day open his own computer business. he has another sister who is waiting for her application for a work permit to be processed. ktvu channel 2 news. >> a super market chain is explaining why it began using a highly controversial federal system of all new hires. announced it was being audited by homeland security. looking into the work eligibility and citizenship status of the employees. after complaints about suspected illegal immigrant workers. boycott the super market over the sus of the system. but the company says it had no choice. >> we decided to use the program as a result of this audit. and the misconception out there is somehow verify was something voluntary that we did. >> it's backing off the e verify demand after le
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Oct 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
tonight. the u.s. city council voted to repeal its ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. the so called gentle ban would have eliminated the 1,800 medical marijuana shops operating. >>> a tipster said he saw a body being buried around the time hoffa disappeared. but when the soil tests came back there were no signs of human remains. hoffa went missing near detroit about 35 miles from roseville. >>> only on 2, the owners of a miniature horse farm got the news they had been dreading they got the news they've been evicted. ken wayne joins us live now with the news the owners received today, ken. >> reporter: julie, you can see behind me the flag here at love patch farms has been lowered to half staff as the sign of mourning. the owners were served with eviction papers today and now have to find some where else for themselves and their 40 horses to live. >> doesn't that feel good? >> reporter: lee romero cooled down one of her 40 miniature horses before she had to lock the gates and leave the home she's had for the last 30 years. this morning a sheriff deputy served an eviction notice. >> w
KICU
Oct 24, 2012 11:30pm PDT
bottom of the front page. >>> the federal aviation administration may fine u.s. air for allegedly putting a plane back into service, without completing the required tests. the faa said the airline discovered a leaking fuel pump in a plane. they replaced it, but didn't test, or inspect the equipment. investigators claim they flew the justice over 900 times without performing the required safety checks. >>> now you can get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app, click on live icon, and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. ♪ [ music ] >>> well, our weather pattern is changing right now. it has been an interesting past couple of days with the thunderstorms, the cold air, but things changing tractly by the weekend. as you can pick out, we have a few light showers showing up on live stormtracker 2. this happens to be the loop over the past three hours. the latest imagery, you can pick out activity moving into parts of san francisco. dark green, or sprinkles, or light showers. we'll shift to the maps here and head up to the north and the east. nothing too majo
KICU
Oct 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
u.s. forest service says it has documented more than 375 new cases of dead, live oak in tan oak trees. that's a ten fold increase compared to 38,000 a year ago. scientists attribute the spread to two years of very high rainfall, followed by this year's dry weather. >>> a stanford professor got a call from sweden early this morning informing him that he had won the nobel prize for chemistry. the doctor shares the prize with a doctor from duke university. today, he invited cameras inside his home in palo alto to share the news. he said he missed the first call that came in about 2:20 this morning, but when they called back, he picked up. >> i thought he was dreaming to begin with. very excited, and very happy. >> reporter: he will share in the prize worth more than $1 million. he says he plans to use it for his retirement, or leave it to his children. they were honored for ground breaking discoveries on cell proteins that have helped scientists develop better medications. >>> millions of cars and suvs, the problem that what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! th
KICU
Oct 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
they don't have the same capacities to attack the u.s. homeland and our allies as they did four years ago. >> let's go to the next segment. because it's a very important one. it is the rise of china and future challenges for america. i want to just begin this by asking both of you and, mr. president, you go first this time. what do you believe is the greatest future threat to the national security of this country? >> well, i think it will continue to be terrorist networks. we have to remain vigilant, as i just said. but with respect to china, china's both an adversary but also a potential partner in the international community if it's following the rules. so my attitude coming into office was that we are going to insist that china plays by the same rules as everybody else. i know americans had seen jobs being shipped overseas, businesses and workers not getting a level playing field when it came to trade. and that's the reason why i set up a trade task force, to go after cheaters when it came to international trade. that's the reason why we have brought more cases against china
KICU
Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
u.s. senator, mitchell, stepped down as mediator. the california public utility commission brokered him to determine how much pg&e will pay. they were critical because his law firm represented public utilities. talks are expected to begin monday without a mediator. >>> the port of oakland is in damage control mode as questionable expenses seem to multiply. new information tonight. >>> the high school football game of the week takes us to eastern side. >>> coming up, the temperature change you can expect for your weekend and the world series forecast in detroit and when rain chances could return to our local pore cast forecast. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> an oakland high school was under lockdown as the police searched for a man with a gun. the high school was put on lockdown. the police say a 22-year-old man was t
KICU
Oct 6, 2012 11:30pm PDT
news on ktvu channel 2. >>> developing news out of san francisco, where u.s. park police are linked to an officer- involved shooting. good evening, i'm ken pritchett in for ken wayne tonight. >> i'm heather holmes. >> we begin with that developing news in san francisco where we learned that u.s. park police fired earlier this morning at a suspect. ktvu's noelle walker is live near the scene to explain what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: heather we're on lincoln, which is closed to traffic. i'm going to step out of way so you can see the investigation goes on. i'm told lincoln will be closed for traffic for the next several hours while officers involved this officer-involved shooting. crime scene evidence markers mark the spot at very edge of the city where people come to take in the scenic views. police say money came to break into a car. >> one of our officers witnessed someone trying to break into a vehicle. when he approached that person, the suspect tried to run him over with a vehicle. >> reporter: that is when the u.s. park police officer fired his gun, several times, hi
KICU
Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm PDT
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
allowing public access or making it private. the government said the number of violence crimes in the u.s. rose by 18% last year. according to a national crime survey from the department of justice, property crimes were up 11%. this is the first year-to-year increase for violent crime since 1993. researchers say that the news isn't as bad as it sounds. 2010 had a historically low level of crimes. >>> four more people have died of a fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid shots from a massachusetts facility. 2 french people have been sickened in 15 states. the new england compounding center was raided by agents. >>> boy, nature sure did get in the way of a big baseball game in st. louis. the san francisco giants are playing the cardinals in game 3 of the national league championship series. the game has just started again after a lengthy rain delay. paul chambers shows us what bay area fans did to wait it out. >> reporter: mccovey's restaurant in walnut creek when the giants scored a double play in the first, but then the cardinals jumped ahead. >> torture. being a giants
KICU
Oct 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
circle of life. all right? >> no. >> feral hogs are overrunning certain parts of the u.s., as are pythons. you see a couple of these wild hogs, munching, eating. and here comes this full-grown python. the video is not the circle of life, because neither of these animals should be here. >> in this case -- one is going to take out the other. >> they don't seem to be too concerned about the giant python, do they? >> no. they should be. his buddy takes a stab at the python and quickly -- >> loses. >> oh no. oh, no. he just wraps him up. >> it takes a while for pythons to kill their prey and even longer to enjoy the dining experience. if you want to see all the carnage go to "right this minute" and click on best of rtm. >>> about time to get the buzz word for tuesday's ipad giveaway out there for you. the word you need to enter -- next. >>> this is one of my favorite videos of all time. possibly. >> it starts out as a run of the mill helicopter ride and turns into a rescue caught on video. >>ty think at first a family was like, they're stealing our plane. >> see how the helicopter >>>
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Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
mateo county. >>> u.s. stock markets managed to post small games after losing ground for the last le o the dow rose 26 points the nasdaq was up four. investors had to digest weak home sales. >>> apple says it's looking for a record breaking holiday season. apple shares fell closing at $609 and change. then dropping a few cents more in afterhours trading. >> reporter: a possible move of apple sent pandora sales sharply lower today. pandora shares fell 11% amidst report that apple may launch its own online music service. >>> high temperatures today we're on the mild side. six in concord, 66 in fairfield. 71 at santa rosa. highs for your friday and warmer. mid-70s, maybe some upper 70s in some locations. the kind of a weather headline, it's going to be cold out there. already in napa we have temperatures in the 40s right now. overnight low in napa, they're just a few degrees from the 30s. santa rosa just a few degrees warmer than the 40s. it is going to be a bit chilly when you get going. many of the inland bay valleys and even around the bay, 47. when the kids go to school they'll need a
KICU
Oct 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
over courtesy of the u.s. navy. the excitement inside the ballpark was palpable, just ask elena biker. >> giants were 2010, cardinals were 2011 to put the combination, i already feel like we're in the world series. >> go giants. >> oh awesome we're bringing it back here for 2012. >> this young man with the paymented face made a bold prediction before the game. >> i predict it was going to be a blow out, giants score five runs. >> reporter: he was almost run, the giants had five runs by the second inning. this is clearly giant easter toy but some cardinal fans did settle into the bleachers surrounded with people ready. >> we're not scared at all. we're not scared at all. >> reporter: tomorrow night is game seven you can bet that the crowd will be electric with the noise turned up even higher. john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> that's what it looked like and sounded like in the back of at&t park there at mccuvvie cove. fans who didn't have ticket they watched the game from across the water. >> we're going crazy out here, man we're winning. that's all we can ask for. we want to get to the next
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Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
treat. we've been all over the u.s. in the last few years and never anything like this. we're wrapping around the statute in the city square. it's pretty wild. >> reporter: init's great the city of san francisco allows them to do this. >> reporter: the event is filling hotel rooms with athletes and tourists. and parks and rec are also making money. but not everyone thinks it's worth it. >> are we making sure we're getting enough money for the city. are we undermining our standard around promoting fitness and education by promoting with a drink company? >> reporter: residents cannot use the plaza for two weeks during set up and break down. and that's not fair. but there's another perspective. that the event is filling a need for city kids who say there's not enough for them to do. >> skateboard, bmx bicycles, motorcycles, it's a kid's heaven. this is the event that we should schedule yearly. >> reporter: you can see crews are now cleaning up. they are also prepping the courses for competition tomorrow. the finals will be held on sunday. reporting live in san francisco, patti le
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Oct 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
u.s. coast guard says it is intercepted a boat packed with marijuana off the coast of southern california thathappened late today. three suspected drug smugglers were also arrested. a helicopter first spotted if boat. a pair of coast guard boats later kaug -- caught up with the suspected smugglers. >>> oakland police say steven buggs seen here shot and killed 34-year-old lester young. buggs reportedly believed young was having an affair with his girl friend while he was in prison. >>> the father of a teenager who was shot by police in june has filed a lawsuit against police. the 14-year-old was killed after he was shot by police. a scuffle ensued after a gun fell out of his waistband. the lawsuit alleges the shooting was the result of racial profiling by police. >>> in news of the world tonight in columbia, six police officers were killed in an ambush. officials say they suspect rebels were responsible. the government and rebels just started peace talking aimed at ending the fighting that has gone on for some 50 years now and killed tens of thousands of people. >>> in switzerla
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Oct 17, 2012 11:30pm PDT
bike rider lance armstrong following a condemning u.s. antidoping agency report. today nike announced its severing its business agreement with the cyclist. the endorsement contract was reportedly worth $50 million over five years. armstrong is stepping down as chairman of his live strong nonprofit organization. >> we've taken what was an awful event for a lot of people and made the best out of it. >> 23 years after loma. at 10:30, the good many say came from that day. you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. >> a stunning fall from grace tonight involving a prominent doctor in the south bay. he's now accused of dealing drugs and is facing very serious felony charges. robert handa tells us he could face more charges based on what authorities say they found inside his home. >> reporter: dr. marvin bonham had a successful life, a luxerious home, and a business. now the 61 yeer -- 61-year-old bonham faces 18 felony charges for illegally prescribing drugs. >> he was basically using his power of being able to writ
KICU
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
to questions about domestic policy. one key topic here has been repairing the u.s. economy. each candidate seemed to disagree on how the government might help add jobs. the president seemed to call on more government initiatives while romney seeks less. the debate started about an hour ago and has 30 minutes less. we will have more in a live report from denver for you in just 12 minutes. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the oakland a's story. this afternoon the plot got even more improbable. on the final game of the regular season in front of a packed coliseum crowd, the a's quenched the american league west after never having once led the division all year. there was quite a celebration this afternoon. fred. >> absolutely, gasia. the second showering this week as a matter of fact. you know, june 30th, the oakland a's trailed texas by 13 games in the standing and since then they went on a 57 to 26 tear. this is the best record in major league baseball since june 30th and their mo is usually come back victories just like today. they trailed texas 5 to 1 in the fourth inning w
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm PDT
364 thousand. that's the six-month low. the positive numbers follow a decline in the u.s. unemployment rate to 7.8% last month. >>> that news boosted wall street at the open but the optimism fade bid the close. the dow industrial lost 18. nasdaq shed two. >>> apple stock today took a hit after the u.s. court of appeals in washington dc overturn adjudge's order blocking samsung from selg its galaxy neck sus smart phone. that led to $1 billion judgment against samsung. the appeal court foupd that apple has failed to show how the patent violation would harm iphone sales. >>> the price of gas in california is easing ever so slightly from its record highs this week. fuel gauge report shows the price of regular has dipped by a penny to 4.66 a gallon. that's also the ample price in san jose and oakland. san francisco sis cans pay an average of 4.73 a gallon. california's early switch to the winter blend gasoline should further lower prices. >>> a new lead in the case of a girl snatched two decades a girl from outside a bay area store. how one family helped revive the investigati
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Oct 15, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. tomorrow afternoon a public memorial for slain u.s. ambassador chris stevens is said to take place at san francisco's city hall. stevens was one of those four americans killed during the september 11th attack on that consulate in libya. the bay area native was 52 years old. the memorial is scheduled to begin at 4:15 and will be followed by a two hour reception. >>> we are learning more tonight about a south bay woman suspected in a series of neighborhood arsons. 56-year-old sundelias was arrested on saturday. that's when witnesses say they saw her setting a fire to a garbage can. it turns out the suspect lives in the complex and neighbors tell us they are shocked. >> we kind of suspected it was a neighbor. >> not her. >> never her. >> why not? >> she was always very concerned. >> reporter: neighbors also tell us the woman and a partner are known for putting on fourth of july fireworks shows in gilroy. sundelius was released on bail this morning. >>> dozens who lost their home are now suing their former landlord. they claim that they knew about conditions before the fire last novemb
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Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
outburst right in front of the judge. >>> on this first monday of october the u.s. supreme court opened its new term of the case involving human rights. the court will decide if federal courts have jurisdiction to hear lawsuits against corporations accused of human rights accuses over seas. at least two justices questioned why the case was being considered in this country. a decision is expected by spring. >>> the supreme court has 49 appeals on its docket. but is expected to consider as many as three dozen more cases. the justices are expected to decide next month whether to take up same-sex marriage. they could hear one or two possible cases. there's prop eight, the california ban on california marriage and the federal defense of marriage act which denies same-sex couples the same federal benefits as hetero sexual couples. >>> macy's is looking forward to the holiday shopping season. the retail giant says it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers that's a 2-1/2% increase. most of the work will be part time. the department store chain says the seasonal help will work at macy's and blomi
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
band says it will perform four concerts in the u.s. and britain. the first two will be in london in november followed by new washg new jersey on november 13th and 15th. mick jagger says the four dats will be followed by a longer string. >>> a jump that seems straight out of the movies becomes an overknightsen sags. coming up how one major free fall turned an entire nation upside down. >>> meteorologist rose mary orozco will let us know when it's expected to hit the low 90s. and if you're on the go or away from your tv you can still watch ktvu news cast live on your computer smart phone or tablet. get the app or go to ktvu.com . >>> a street in venn na awe stree yeah has been renamed in honor to have man whose now become known as fearless felix after becoming the first man to shatter the sound barrier while in free fall. his jump yesterday was also the highest ever from 24 miles above the earth. when awe stree yan resident de scribed the new local hero as quote good pr for awe stree yeah. >>> if you like warm weather, this is the woman to talk to. >> yes, we are headed in that direct
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
were not affected. >>> the u.s. government is suing bank of america for $1 billion. the justice department alleges b of a committed fraud by selling defective mortgages. the lawsuit contends those mortgages were then sold to government-backed agencies fannie mae and freddie mack. bank of america has not commented. >>> shares of facebook stock jumped today posting a largest single-gain. rose 19% to close at $23.23 after a positive earnings report. this comes one day before facebook employees can convert restricted stock into tradeable shares. this means as many as 234 million shares could be for sale within the next few days. the combined value is an estimated $5.2 billion. >>> on wall street stocks remain under pressure. the dow industrial lost another 25 points after one of its steepest drops of the year yesterday. nasdaq dropped eight. >>> look out windows, android is getting market share. google's android operating system will be used on more devices than microsoft's windows in four years. there will be 2.3 billion computers, tablets and smart phones using android software. t
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
killed him. there is word tonight of possible arrests in the attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. two suspected were detained. they tried to enter turkey with fake passports. so far the authorities have not confirmed the report. stevens was one of four americans who died this september 11th in an attack. >> it happened somewhere in south contra costa county where freeway overpasses offer ideal homes for colonies of mexican bats. >> once system is develop it is universally fatal. >> aeufr bite, the phase is about 2-6-months incubation -- after the bite, the phase is about 2-6-months incubation. >> the gentleman who died of rabies stuck his hand in the plastic bag and presumably bitten. >> the cdc says he flew home june 14th, four days later san francisco to ban kobg for two weeks vacation and had contact with two people in thailand. showing symptoms, went to dubai and then he died. saliva and tears could sprez it to others. >> there were 59 people identified and 23 of them received post exposure drugs. >> reporter: the man's family got shots. they urge people to avoi
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Oct 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT
think it's fantastic, and i'm hoping that it comes to the u.s. quickly. because i would totally use it. >> save your money. i'll wake you girls up to your car tonight. trust me. >> all the time? >>> tell me this isn't your worst nightmare. ever since were you a little kid, this guy's riding his bike on a nice dirt track in greece. beautiful sunset. everything seems ideyllic until this. >> oh, boy. oh, no. >> a bunch of dogs laying in the road. as he approached, woeng up, started coming at him barking angd more dogs come running down the driveway at him. >> oh, there's a ton of them! >> he's on a bike. why doesn't he just get out of there? >> don't run from a dog. that makes them want to chase you and bite. so this guy is completely surrounded by very large barking dogs. >> oh. >> help! help! >> eventually it seems the owner or somebody that these dogs belong to comes down just in time and gets these dogs to settle down. >> they all just stop at the exact same time. >> so the two men and the cyclist get into a bit of an argument. according to reports, the cyclist claims to be a cop, and
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Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
u.s. anti-doping report. he was one of several former teammates who gave evidence about doping. the team says that it will be placing up the santa rosa resident on the non-active status until they speak to them in pen. releasing a statement today saying, "i accept responsibility for the participation of the dirty pass of cycling. i have been racing clean now for five years. " pge and the city of oakland are teaming up on a new project to upgrade the street lights. new lights will be replacing the older high pressure sodium street lights in east oakland. city leaders say that the leds are energy efficient and brighter, which could help deter crime while at the same time saving the city more than $19,000 a year. >>> only on 2, we sat down with the family of the bay area teen as they hit that big time on the national talk show. the controversy around the openly gay boy scout. openly gay boy scout. >>> and at 10:45, a new effort [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for
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Oct 29, 2012 11:30pm PDT
with three other storms in west virginia. we're live, craig boswell. >>> the u.s. coast guard rescued more than one dozen people after a tall ship sank 90 miles off the coast of north carolina. 14 people were rescued, a 15th was rescued later. the ship's campaign is still missing. the tall ship is a replica of the mss bounty it was used in a movie. the captain reportedly thought he could sail around that massive storm. >> our chief meteorologist bill martin has been tracking that storm all night. what's the situation right now. >> the big story is it's no longer tropical. it's not a hurricane. it's not a tropical storm but it has hurricane strength winds. it's too far north now. it has some cold wrapped into it so now it is a super storm. that's what we're seeing. here's the latest imagery. this area right here at the coast they are getting hammered. with storm surge, and there are big problems right along that line. the rain continues to fall. this system is by no means done. let's move it through time now. i'm going to move it forward. the low right over washington and it's starting
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the u.s. dismantled its own missile installations in turkey. a new recall, targeting a popular dog treat and the first . >>> this giant geyser erupts r after a car crash into a fire hydrant. this hydrant the fire department responded to the scene and capped the hydrant. >>> we have more details about that boat rescue on san francisco bay that we first told you about last night on the 10:00 news, the coast guard still has not released the cause of the accident. which threatened to sink a charter boat carrying 22 people celebrating a bachelor party. the boat, the neptune, colloided with something near alcaraz island around 8:30 friday night. san francisco police and the coast guard quickly rescue the passengers. crew managed to keep the boat afloat long enough to get it to a boatyard in sausalito. >> wildlife experts in lake tahoe are asking boaters to be patient as they blanket about five underwater acres with a thin rubber barrier aimed at suffocating the asian clams. boaters have r-asked to romaine at least 200' from the project area at the mouth of emerald bay. >>> the death toll
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